Trevor Romain’s What On Earth Do You Do When Someone Dies?

(DVD) 2007, Grades 2-8, 25 minutes, Closed-Captioned, Trevor Romain Company

The death of a loved one is a traumatic experience for anyone, but it is especially difficult for children. When Skye loses her beloved grandmother, she experiences a whirlwind of emotions, including sadness, anger and fear. Skye has a dream-like visit with her grandmother in which they explore questions about death together. As Skye finally begins to accept her grandmother’s death, she learns that fond memories last forever. Trevor offers advice to help viewers cope with the death of a loved one. Lesson plans and extension activities are included.

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